The two-semester European and European Legal Studies programme of Europa Kolleg Hamburg is run by the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Hamburg in cooperation with the Institute for European Integration (at the Foundation Europa-Kolleg Hamburg), an academic institution at the University of Hamburg according to para. 95 of the Hamburg Law on Higher Education. After successfully completing the programme either the academic degree ‘Master of Arts (M.A.)‘ or ‘Master of Laws (LL.M.)‘ will be awarded.
We look back on more than 15 years of successful cooperation between the Europa-Kolleg, which in 2013 celebrated its 60th anniversary, and the University of Hamburg. Over the course of time the contents and outlines of the study courses offered to graduates have always been adapted to new developments and challenges on the European level. Today, many of the more than 650 graduates from over fifty countries are successfully employed in international institutions, national administrations, law firms, and in the private sector.
The programme is structured into modules according to the requirements of the Bologna Process. After positive evaluation and decision of the accreditation commission of the accreditation agency AQAS the programme has been accredited. One of the distinctive features of our programme is that you can also live at the Europa-Kolleg Hamburg.
At the beginning of the Master Programme three basic modules devoted to the legal, economic and political aspects of European integration have to be attended by all students collectively.
During the subsequent specialisation phase students have the opportunity to study one of the following elective specialisation fields in depth. Each specialisation field consists of four modules. The range of specialisation fields may vary from academic year to academic year depending on the interests of the applicants.
- The EU as a Political Actor
- External Relations of the EU
- Companies as Economic Actors
- Law of the EU
- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Degree from a German or foreign institution of higher education (University level) representing a total of 240 Credit Points (CP) according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), preferably in Law, Economics or Political Science.
- Applicants who have earned their first degree qualifying for a professional career representing a total of 180 CP have to make up for the missing 60 CP by a good performance in additional or practical training programmes in fields similar to those of the Master Programme. Proof of this may be submitted in form of professional experience, further studies, research activities, publications, etc.
- Very good English language proficiency.
International8500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA8500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Hamburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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